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Table 4 Comparison of acute kidney injury and dialysis requirement between patients with severe leptospirosis admitted to ICU and wards

From: Risk factors for intensive care unit admission in patients with severe leptospirosis: a comparative study according to patients’ severity

  ICU (N = 83) Ward (N = 123) p
AKI 77 (93.9 %) 85 (69.9 %) <0.0001
Dialysis 47 (57.3 %) 33 (27.6 %) <0.0001
RIFLE
 Risk 3 (4.9 %) 9 (7.5 %)  
 Injury 14 (17.1 %) 12 (10 %) <0.0001
 Failure 60 (73.2 %) 66 (54.2 %)  
  1. Chi-square test was performed to make this comparison. P values ≤ 0.05 were considered statistically significant